Amid a backdrop of ongoing tensions over alleged nuclear weapons programs in Iran, known nuclear weapons programs in North Korea, Congress voting to weaken nuclear nonproliferation safeguards in a deal with India, and the United States abandoning its international commitments with funding for new forms of nuclear weapons, the Connecticut Peace and Solidarity Coalition, HopeOutLoud, No Nukes/No War the CT Peace and Solidarity Coalition and the Greater New Haven Peace Council announce a remembrance...
by Jennifer Brown
Thanks to our very own Connecticut Senator Richard Blumenthal, award winning journalist and Nobel Peace Prize Nominee, Julian Assange, now sits in the medical wing of high security Belmarsh Prison in the UK. This is his new home for now as the US seeks to have Assange extradited stateside so he may be tried for espionage. His crime? Publishing video of US Military war crimes during the Iraq War.
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This non-binding resolution, cynically titled, “Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel” conflates legitimate criticism of Israel with anti-Semitism and distorts and slanders the non-violent Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement that seeks freedom, justice and equality for the people of Palestine and Israel.
On April 5, 2019 a delegation of nine activists from the Connecticut Peace & Solidarity...
The CT Peace and Solidarity Coalition formed as a result of a conference that was held at Middlesex Community College in November 2016. We came together to get different groups to work together, and to promote a vision of peace and justice which would appeal to people. ----- We meet monthly in Middletown -----